Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India, and former scientist, passed away today due to cardiac arrest at Shillong, where he had gone to address a function at IIM. He was 84. Called ‘People’s President’, he was the President from July 2002 to July 2007.

The government has declared 7 days National Mourning to pay respects to the former President.

We express  our deep grief and pay respectful homage to Dr. Abdul Kalam.